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The English hous-wife

By MARKHAM, Gervase

subjects: reprints, facsimiles, recipes from old manuscripts,

  • 1. The | English hous-wife | edited by | Constance, Countess de la Warr. | Extracted from the original work | published in 1653.
    London: The Grosvenor Library; nd
    17.5 x 11.5 cm   Pp [1-2] tp, [i-iii] iv, vii-viii, [1] 2-68   Blue cloth
    GB:   LB micro OB   *LCS   LoEN   OB  
    US:   TxU   DLC   WU   CFS  

    NUCat cites the editor as De la Warr, Constance Mary Elizabeth (Cochrane-Baillie) Sackville, born 1846. De la Warr does not identify the author, Gervase Markham. Her selections are from Book II of Markham's "Country contentments' (for the publishing history of "Country contentments' see "A bibliography of Gervase Markham, 1568'-1637' compiled by Frederick Noe4l Poynter, Oxford: The Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1962, New Series, Vol. XI).
    Pages v-vii have been omitted in the pagination. No leaves are missing.
    LB dates the book [1907]; LoEN and OB date it [1908].
    The CFS copy lacks pages 1-16.